Education - Fulton


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New Bloomfield swears in new reserve police officer

Addison Watson will now serve as a reserve police officer for New Bloomfield. The police department is slotted for six officers but has only had three for several months. Click to read more about Watson.

Head-on collision kills New Bloomfield man, seriously injures two from Mokane

A New Bloomfield man died Thursday after a head-on collision, and two Mokane residents are in serious condition at an area hospital.

Fulton School Board sets tax levy, reflects on summer school

The Fulton Public Schools Board of Education set the tax levy for 2014 (fiscal year 2015) at its meeting Wednesday night.

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Ameren still interested in nuclear

Past the razor wire and security checkpoints that guard Missouri’s first and only nuclear power plant, there’s an empty gravel lot where a second reactor was to have been built.

Holts Summit Alderman Jason Michael moves out of city limits, resigns

After serving on the Holts Summit Board of Alderman for six years, Alderman Jason Michael resigned from his seat as Alderman Ward I at the end of the board’s meeting on Monday night. Michael and his family moved outside of Holts Summit city limits, leading him to resign from his position, effective immediately.

New Bloomfield lowers property tax, sells 2 vacant lots

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen approved a lower property tax rate and approved selling two vacant lots in the city at its meeting Thursday, Aug. 14. Click to read more about the tax rate and who purchased the lot from the city.

Teachers can submit projects for U.S. Cellular ‘Calling All Teachers’ funding

U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Teachers program is accepting project submissions. As of Aug. 11, teachers can request funding for projects at, a charity website.

South Callaway R-II School District saw increased in attendance last school year

The South Callaway R-II School District saw an increase in attendance last school year, which rose the district's APR score. The board talked about attendance, potential standardized test incentives for students and the district's new athletic fields at its August meeting. Click to read more about the school board's discussion.

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Fulton School Board adds itself to list supporting Nixon tax-cut vetoes

Superintendent Jacque Cowherd expresses concern over Prop C funding

The Fulton Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved during its Wednesday meeting to send a letter to State Rep. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, expressing concern over legislation the board and Superintendent Jacque Cowherd believe would harm Proposition C funding.

The South Callaway R-II School District welcomes new employees for its 2014-15 school year

The South Callaway R-II School District introduces new members of its faculty and staff for the 2014-15 school year.

Callaway Hills Elementary School welcomes new teachers, staff

Meet the new teachers and staff at Callaway Hills Elementary School in Holts Summit.

Westminster men's soccer team draws votes in national preseason poll

The Blue Jays, spurred by their trip to the Sweet 16 last year, received votes in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NCAA Division III preseason rankings released Aug. 8.

Blue Jays picked 7th in UMAC football poll

The Westminster College Blue Jays football team was picked to finish seventh in the 2014 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference coaches’ poll announced Wednesday.

3 drug-related arrests made in Fulton Tuesday night

Officers discovered what they believe to be crack cocaine and marijuana inside a Monroe Street residence.

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Fulton summer projects progress, officials foresee completion

An end is in sight for some of Fulton’s summer projects, as reported by city officials to the Fulton City Council during its Tuesday meeting.